Win an Amazon eGift Card with Get Connected’s Christmas quiz

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How much do you know about the inflight connectivity business? Have you got your finger on the connectivity pulse? If you think you have, try your hand at our Christmas 2017 round-up quiz.

Twelve questions are just for fun, but submit your answer to our prize draw question below and you could win an Amazon eGift Card worth £50 (or equivalent in your local currency).

We’ve run the quiz for the past two years and it has proved very popular. The answers to the 10 questions with links to the stories are at the bottom of the page.

But for the prize draw, just make sure you are subscribed to the “Get Connected” monthly e-newsletter and then email your answer to the following question to with the title “Get Connected Christmas Quiz 2017”

Christmas Quiz question: What do the letters “Ku” stand for in the term Ku-band satellite? Hint – see our feature L/Ku/Ka-band satellites – what does it all mean?

The draw will take place on Friday January 5th 2018 and the winner (who must be a subscriber to our monthly e-newsletter) will receive an Amazon eGift Card to the value of £50 for the country of their choice.

Don’t forget you can also reach more than 5,000 inflight connectivity professionals each month by advertising on the “Get Connected” website. Join Panasonic Avionics, Rockwell Collins, Inmarsat, Thales, Viasat, Gogo, Intelsat, Satcom Direct and others on the industry’s ONLY online news service devoted solely to connectivity and e-enablement.

Now, blatant plug out of the way, here are the real questions and the answers can be found at the bottom of the page:

Question 1

In January, who set up a JetWave lab in Paris to support its Inmarsat GX customers?

Question 2

In February, who announced a joint development project with Airbus for an Electronically Steerable Antenna (ESA) antenna, as part of the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme?

Question 3

In March, who joined with SES and Hughes to announce agreements for its FlytLIVE product?

Question 4

In April, which airlines selected SITAONAIR to provide them with their Inmarsat GX inflight connectivity?

Question 5

In May, who won a contract to supply inflight connectivity on Icelandair’s 737 MAX fleet?

Question 6

In June, “Get Connected’s” Steve Nichols headed to Monaco to visit the mission control centre of which record-breaking aircraft?

Question 7

In July, which airline’s A350s entered service with Panasonic Avionics inflight connectivity?

Question 8

In August, which inflight connectivity provider announced that the number of commercial aircraft now online with its system was 3,109?

Question 9

In September, who announced it was to be acquired by United Technologies for $30bn?

Question 10

In October, whose Aspire 200 inflight connectivity system was certified for use on helicopters?

Question 11

In November, whose new satellite-based inflight connectivity system did “Get Connected’s” Steve Nichols get to test at the Dubai Air Show?

Question 12

In December, whose new CyberSAFE training course was launched?


For the answers just scroll down.





















1.   It was Eclipse – see Eclipse sets up JetWave lab to support Inmarsat GX customers

2.   It was Gilat – see Gilat to develop Electronically Steerable Antenna (ESA)

3.   It was Thales – see Thales, SES and Hughes announce agreements for FlytLIVE

4.   It was Air Caraïbes and its sister company French Blue, France’s first-ever low-cost, long-haul airline – see AIX: Air Caraïbes and French Blue select SITAONAIR for GX

5.   It was Viasat – see Viasat wins contract for connectivity on Icelandair 737MAX fleet

6.   It was Solar Inpulse 2 – see How does Solar Impulse 2 use inflight connectivity?

7.   It was Asiana – see Asiana A350s enter service with Panasonic connectivity

8.   It was Gogo – see Gogo increases number of commercial aircraft online to 3,109

9.   It was Rockwell Collins – see Rockwell Collins acquired by United Technologies for $30bn

10. It was Honeywell – see Honeywell Aspire 200 connectivity certified for helicopters

11.  It was Yahsat – see Yahsat inflight connectivity tested at Dubai airshow

12. It was Satcom Direct – see Satcom Direct launches Cybersafe course for business aviation


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